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Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Humboldt State University is a recognized leader in sustainability and natural resource management. The Princeton Review named Humboldt State University a “Best of the West” and “Green” college.

Our MBA program in Strategic Sustainability challenges students to grow into innovative and responsible business leaders. Students absorb core business principles by engaging with the strategies of organizations committed to long-term economic, environmental, and social sustainability. We focus on big picture thinking by integrating accounting, financial, marketing, and strategic management issues based on the best practices of innovative organizations. Our culture of entrepreneurship and creativity fosters critical and systems thinking, effective communication, ethical reasoning, and team building. The MBA program is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Program Quick Facts

  • Students can complete the program in one year.
  • Courses are offered in the evening, maximizing flexibility with work.
  • No prior work experience is required.
  • Scholarship support for all admitted students ($1000 to $3000).
  • Students complete a paid internship in the summer.
  • Students complete an extensive project with the help of a faculty advisor.
  • Students build an electronic portfolio of work to aid in job search.
  • We customize the program based on amount of prior business education

Admission Requirements

  • An undergraduate course in economics, statistics, finance and accounting. (These courses can be taken online in the summer).
  • Overall GPA of 2.75 (any major is acceptable)
  • At least 1,000 in the verbal and quantitative components of the GRE exam or at least 500 in the GMAT.
  • At least 550 score in the TOFEL.
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